How living things transport materials

  • O. F. G. Kilgour
  • P. D. Riley
Part of the Macmillan Master Series book series (MMS)


When you have completed this chapter you should be able to:
  • understand the processes of diffusion, osmosis and active transport

  • describe the transport of water and minerals through flowering plants.

  • understand the process of transpiration in flowering plants

  • describe the process of translocation in flowering plants

  • describe the components of mammalian blood

  • describe the functions of blood

  • describe the structure of the circulatory system

  • explain the action of the heart

  • understand the differences between blood plasma, tissue fluid and lymph


Xylem Vessel Tissue Fluid Phloem Tissue Transpiration Stream Lymph Capillary 
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© O.F.G. Kilgour and P.D. Riley 1999

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  • O. F. G. Kilgour
  • P. D. Riley

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